The Australian Closed is recognised on the Australian Squash Tour, and will contribute to a player's AST Ranking. The National Graded Championships will also be held with the AC. Grades A, C and E will be offered alongisde the Australian Closed main draw.
The Australian Closed is worth the most amount of points on the Australian Squash Tour. The Australian Closed is worth AST10 points.
National Graded Championships are worth AST A, AST C, AST E.
Open Tournament 24th - 26th March, 2017.
National Graded Championships:
A, C and E Graded Tournament will be run on the 24th - 26th March, 2017.
All entrants must be affiliated through Squash Australia. If you are not affiliated, you must pay a one-off fee to be affiliated for the tournament which will expire June 30th, 2017. For this special offer, you will become a full affiliate member for the tournament where you will receive the benefits members do i.e. Insurance.
DID YOU KNOW? The Australian Closed is registered with PSA as a National Closed Satellite. You can choose to take points at the conclusion of the tour.
Australian Closed Men and Women
A Grade Men and Women
First $200 e-shop voucher
Second $100 e-shop voucher
C Grade Men and Women
First $150 e-shop voucher
Second $75 e-shop voucher
E Grade Men and Women
First $100 e-shop voucher
Second $50 e-shop voucher
Upon entry, Squash Australia will use brackets to grade the tournament based on Matrix scores. A grading panel will then be convened to grade the tournament where applicable (i.e. no Matrix score). An example of the grades can be seen below. Grades may change at the discretion of the Tournament Director.
Men's Graded Championship
Grade: Matrix Points
Grade A: 260 up to 325
Grade C: 130 up to 195
Grade E: 0 up to 75
Women's Graded Championship
Grade: Matrix Points
Grade A: 190 up to 245
Grade C: 110 up to 155
Grade E: 0 up to 80
Each draw is capped at 32 players
Dalrymple Squash Centre and Townsville Ten Pin and Fun Centre, Townsville, QLD
Please note, all players are to referee the match following their own with the exception of finals.
Friday Night Trivia and Games: http://www.direct-squash.com.au/catalog/australian-closed-2017/trivia-and-games-night-148.html
Saturday Night Event Function: http://www.direct-squash.com.au/catalog/annual-awards/2017-annual-awards-night-tickets-106.html
Sunday Morning Golfing with Legends: http://www.direct-squash.com.au/catalog/australian-closed-2017/golfing-with-legends-149.html
Tournament Contact Details:
Tara Montgomery, Squash Australia
Office 9, Sports House
150 Caxton Street, Milton QLD 4064
P: (07) 3367 3200
F: (07) 3367 3320
This is a Squash Australia sanctioned event.